Meet The Young Gambian Risking His Life To Fight For LGBTQ Rights

Alagie Jammeh stood up for what he believed in — and may never be able to return home because of it

Africa Specific: Bridges Vs. Walls

The harsh global impact of Donald Trump in the Oval Office

Africa Specific: Rwanda Has Launched The World's First National Drone Delivery Service

New drones, new questions

Africa Specific: Jidenna, Turning Up The Volume On Afrobeats

As Jidenna works to build each new bar of his upcoming album, he shared his outlook on applying creativity to change narratives, circumstances and the status quo. "I think it’s important to not just think about what you want," he said, "but what’s needed in the world."

Africa Specific: The Power Of A Passport

What does one of the smallest states in the African Union tell us about migration in 2016?

Africa Specific: Burundi Specific

In Burundi, a country of 10 million people surrounded by Rwanda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, you can have your phone searched in the street at police checkpoints, or be arrested for your posts on social media, or even prevented from leaving Burundi altogether. All because the country is wedged in a political crisis.

Africa Specific: A Weekend In Ethiopia

A program based on Ethiopian scholarship is starting with its past (with some help from The Weeknd), while Ethiopia wrangles with its biggest city's future

Africa Specific: All About The Presidents

Past, present, and (hopefully) future female heads of state talk what it takes to lead — and share their thoughts on America's 2016 race.

Africa Specific: What Can You Do With A YouTube Video? Ask Zimbabwe.

In the United States last week, cellphone videos made sure that Alton Sterling and Philando Castile’s names were heard. In Zimbabwe, WhatsApp and Twitter have kept a civil society leader wearing his nation’s flag around his neck out of a prison cell (for now).